The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 146 197 171
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 48 13 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.27% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.35% 1.14% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 37
Median salary £30,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.07% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
897 1145 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.89% 23.96% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 778 933 931
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +43 23 £27,500 -28.57% 4
Bradford - 17 £30,000 - 1
Elland - 3 £33,992 -
Mirfield - 3 £26,000 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (86.84%) Windows
3 55 (72.37%) Active Directory
4 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
5 47 (61.84%) Windows Server
6 45 (59.21%) MCSE
7 40 (52.63%) MS Excel
8 38 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (40.79%) MS Office
10 31 (40.79%) VPN
11 30 (39.47%) VMware
12 29 (38.16%) ITIL
12 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (34.21%) Hyper-V
14 26 (34.21%) Citrix
15 23 (30.26%) Windows XP
16 21 (27.63%) Windows 7
17 20 (26.32%) Firewall
18 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
19 18 (23.68%) MCP
19 18 (23.68%) MCITP
20 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
21 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
21 15 (19.74%) Time Management
21 15 (19.74%) SCCM
22 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
22 13 (17.11%) SLA
23 12 (15.79%) DNS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.58%) IIS
4 4 (5.26%) SAS
4 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 40 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 31 (40.79%) MS Office
3 11 (14.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.32%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.79%) VPN
2 20 (26.32%) Firewall
3 12 (15.79%) DNS
3 12 (15.79%) LAN
3 12 (15.79%) WAN
4 11 (14.47%) DHCP
5 7 (9.21%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.58%) SAN
7 4 (5.26%) MPLS
7 4 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.63%) ADSL
8 2 (2.63%) DSL
8 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.63%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.63%) VLAN
8 2 (2.63%) VPLS
9 1 (1.32%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.26%) Biml
5 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.26%) Power BI
5 4 (5.26%) QlikView
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 9 (11.84%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Legal
3 4 (5.26%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) Analyst
2 22 (28.95%) IT Support
3 21 (27.63%) Support Analyst
4 13 (17.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 13 (17.11%) Support Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 12 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (14.47%) IT Analyst
6 11 (14.47%) IT Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Server Support
6 11 (14.47%) Windows Server Support
7 10 (13.16%) IT Support Analyst
7 10 (13.16%) Server Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) Windows Server Engineer
9 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (10.53%) Service Desk Engineer
9 8 (10.53%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.26%) MDX
2 1 (1.32%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.58%) Clustering
3 4 (5.26%) Statistics
3 4 (5.26%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.63%) iPad
5 2 (2.63%) IVR
5 2 (2.63%) NHS
5 2 (2.63%) Online Games
5 2 (2.63%) Social Network
5 2 (2.63%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.32%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.32%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 66 (86.84%) Windows
2 47 (61.84%) Windows Server
3 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (38.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (30.26%) Windows XP
6 21 (27.63%) Windows 7
7 17 (22.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (14.47%) Windows 8
9 8 (10.53%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) ITIL
2 15 (19.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (19.74%) Time Management
3 11 (14.47%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (7.89%) Software Testing
5 5 (6.58%) Software Deployment
5 5 (6.58%) Speech Recognition
6 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.26%) ETL
6 4 (5.26%) Inmon Methodology
6 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.26%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
6 4 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
6 4 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) C#
2 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.63%) Perl
3 2 (2.63%) Python
3 2 (2.63%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (59.21%) MCSE
3 18 (23.68%) MCITP
3 18 (23.68%) MCP
4 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (13.16%) CCNA
6 8 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (9.21%) Degree
7 7 (9.21%) MCDST
8 3 (3.95%) CCA
8 3 (3.95%) CCEA
8 3 (3.95%) CCENT
8 3 (3.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.63%) CCNP
9 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (72.37%) Active Directory
2 28 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (34.21%) Hyper-V
4 10 (13.16%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.95%) XenServer
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (19.74%) SCCM
2 11 (14.47%) DameWare
3 7 (9.21%) Backup Exec
3 7 (9.21%) SCOM
4 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (5.26%) WSUS
5 2 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 53 (69.74%) Microsoft
2 30 (39.47%) VMware
3 26 (34.21%) Citrix
4 10 (13.16%) Cisco
5 7 (9.21%) HP
5 7 (9.21%) Sage
5 7 (9.21%) Symantec
6 4 (5.26%) Avaya
6 4 (5.26%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (5.26%) SonicWALL
6 4 (5.26%) Sun
6 4 (5.26%) Tableau
7 2 (2.63%) Forcepoint
7 2 (2.63%) Sophos
8 1 (1.32%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.32%) IBM
8 1 (1.32%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.32%) Synology
8 1 (1.32%) Veeam
8 1 (1.32%) WatchGuard
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